Ultimate Classic Rock News

The scene birthed Guns N' Roses, Van Halen, the Doors and Motley Crue -- but who is No. 1? Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: March 3, 2024, 4:26 pm
Irish rockers ended their Vegas stay in style. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: March 3, 2024, 8:25 am
Not everyone working in the music business has honest intentions, as these tracks point out. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: March 2, 2024, 3:00 pm
When he commits to a track, the results are always electrifying. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: March 2, 2024, 1:37 pm
Guitarist says he got on "most of the time" with producer, but took years to get over punishment for being late to sessions. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: March 2, 2024, 8:34 am
The anniversary box set arrives on April 26. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: March 1, 2024, 2:56 pm
Track is part of an upcoming tribute album to Reed. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: March 1, 2024, 2:56 pm
"At that last show, I told [Kurt Cobain] to leave, get out, run," remembers Buzz Osborne. Continue reading…
Author: Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Posted: March 1, 2024, 12:52 pm
From obscure outtakes ("Saturation") to set list staples ("Aqualung"). Continue reading…
Author: Ryan Reed
Posted: March 1, 2024, 12:38 pm
The acclaimed concert series comes to a close this weekend. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: March 1, 2024, 12:28 pm
Performance was taped at the Los Angeles venue in 2002 and will soon be available on DVD. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: March 1, 2024, 11:40 am
Watching Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain feud was difficult for the drummer. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: February 29, 2024, 11:24 pm
Singing drummer started slowly before helping the band to a trio of chart-toppers. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: February 29, 2024, 1:57 pm
Queen star’s friend Mary Austin is moving on after auctioning most of Garden Lodge’s furniture. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: February 29, 2024, 1:03 pm
First details revealed of book due in October, written while drummer was still grieving guitarist’s death. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: February 29, 2024, 12:59 pm
Slash, Paul Stanley and Peter Frampton are among those paying their respects. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: February 29, 2024, 3:40 am
If convicted, the defendants face up to four years in prison. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: February 28, 2024, 6:30 pm
The What Do I Got to Lose? trek runs from May 10 through June 29. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: February 28, 2024, 5:58 pm
A family connection was instrumental in linking the former Beatle to Mick Jones' band. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: February 28, 2024, 4:16 pm
Four-CD / Blu-ray collection features previously unreleased demos and live footage from shows in Germany and Los Angeles. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: February 28, 2024, 2:20 pm
They can't all be 'After the Gold Rush' and 'Harvest.' Continue reading…
Author: Michael Gallucci
Posted: February 28, 2024, 1:33 pm
The 65-year-old Iron Maiden singer is on top of his game and thriving from his renewed collaboration with Roy Z. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: February 28, 2024, 1:17 pm
It reportedly happened after the Motley Crue singer tried to fight him. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: February 28, 2024, 12:39 pm
Elon Musk wasn’t consulted on contents of Odysseus time capsule, which is designed to survive millions of years “in case we blow ourselves up.” Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: February 28, 2024, 12:34 pm
The vintage recording has been fully remixed and restored. Continue reading…
Author: Matt Wardlaw
Posted: February 28, 2024, 12:20 pm
Guns, tanks, crowd abuse - he's seen some shocking things. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: February 27, 2024, 7:04 pm
Asked about using cocaine, the Eagles star noted that "sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll is not regulatory." Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: February 27, 2024, 7:01 pm
These partnerships have yielded great music — and plenty of drama. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: February 27, 2024, 3:14 pm
Feuding brothers appear to agree on one thing as their band flounders in class of 2024 fan vote. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: February 27, 2024, 1:43 pm
John Mellencamp or Robert Plant & Alison Krauss will also perform at each stop. Continue reading…
Author: Michael Gallucci
Posted: February 27, 2024, 1:38 pm
He still maintains that pages of 'Hotel California' material were illegally taken from his property. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: February 26, 2024, 7:29 pm
Original Journey bassist is joined by two members of Santana for propulsive track. Continue reading…
Author: Nick DeRiso
Posted: February 26, 2024, 1:27 pm
He also expressed disappointment that Ratt won't reunite for the 40th anniversary of 'Out of the Cellar.' Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: February 26, 2024, 1:01 pm
For years the Beatle pushed back against suggestions the tune was about his mom, who died when he was 14. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: February 26, 2024, 1:00 pm
Former Motley Crue guitarist shares his passion for King Crimson and Gentle Giant, and reveals he once talked about joining Sparks. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: February 26, 2024, 12:18 pm